Concerns are growing for the welfare of missing woman - who was last seen looking confused in the Acomb area. 

Astell Bradley, 41, has gone missing from her York home, and was last seen yesterday, on Thanet Road in Acomb, on the cricket club side of the road. 

Police have now appealed for anyone who may have seen her to come forward and help with their enquiries. 

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The Northern Echo: Astell, from York

The force said: "We’re currently searching for Astell Bradley, 41, who is missing from her home in York.

"We’re concerned for her welfare as her disappearance is out of character. Astell was last seen at 5.30 pm in the Acomb area, on the cricket club side of the footpath on Thanet Road.

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"She was described as looking confused. She was wearing a navy blue raincoat with a hood up, navy shorts and a small black Adidas backpack.

"She has dyed red hair, often travels on public transport and has lost weight since this photo was taken.

"If you think you may have seen Astell, please call us immediately on 101 and speak to our Force Control Room. Please quote reference 12230186883. Thank you."